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Africa celebrates women power
Addis Ababa, July 14 (IANS) Africa Saturday toasted the spirit of women power and empowerment as Liberia's President Ellen Johnoson Sirleaf, the first female elected head of state in the continent, exhorted the international community to support the quest for food security in the 54-nation region.

Saturday, July 14, 2012 9:25:48 PM

Kemboi shifts base to Bristol to avoid public scrutiny
Nairobi, July 14 (IANS) Troubled world 3,000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi has sneaked out of Kenya team's training camp in Nairobi and shifted base to Bristol City.

Saturday, July 14, 2012 2:40:02 PM

`BRICS investment in South Africa mining sector to grow'
Johannesburg, July 14 (IANS) The BRICS investment in South Africa mining sector is set to increase in the next few years despite an ongoing nationalization debate, BRICS Africa Portfolio director Stephen Oehley said here.

Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:57:42 PM

American tourists kidnapped in Egypt
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide have been kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, July 14, 2012 4:52:02 AM

UAE, Turkey discuss cooperation
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Turkey have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation.

Friday, July 13, 2012 10:54:51 PM

UAE reiterates support to Myanmar Muslims
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Friday reiterated its support to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference call for protecting Muslims in Myanmar.

Friday, July 13, 2012 10:41:51 PM

Race for AU's top job moves into overdrive
Addis Ababa, July 13 (IANS) The 19th African Union summit has kicked off in this Ethiopian capital with all eyes set on intense lobbying for what is touted as the 'mother of all contests' for the executive head of the 54-nation bloc that seeks to find African solutions for African crises.

Friday, July 13, 2012 4:54:12 PM

Ghana star Gyan announces return to national football team
Accra (Ghana), July 12 (IANS) Ghanaian international Asamoah Gyan has announced his decision to return to the national team, the Black Stars, after a five-month absence, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) said here.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:50:08 PM

Sudan's president warns protesters of 'incinerating summer'
Khartoum, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned protesters against further protests and promised them an 'incinerating summer' instead of the Arab Spring.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 3:28:34 PM

Africa gets major share of Indian investments worldwide
Accra, July 12 (IANS) Africa has bagged a major share of about $3 billion that Indians invested every month around the world, says the head of a government agency that facilitates Indian investment abroad.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 1:17:58 PM

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